Newsletter

The Activities of Good Shepherd Partners in Mission in Northwest Argentina

Article by the Province of Argentina/Uruguay.
 

Appointment of consultors of the Dicastery for Consecrated Life

On Saturday April 10, 2021, Pope Francis appointed twenty new consultors of the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life, led by Brazilian Cardinal João Braz de Aviz.
 


Cardinal João Braz de Aviz, prefect of the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life.
 

Good Shepherd Center as a model for all

Article by the Good Shepherd Community Learning Center,
Community of South Africa.

 

“Love and Fidelity of the Good Shepherd... Gratitude!”

Article by the Province of Philippines–Japan
 

It was one festive day after another as Good Shepherd Sunday fell on April 25 – the day after the Feast of Saint Mary Euphrasia. Despite missing the presence of other sisters, family, and friends, the two days brought life and joy to the community – and even beyond – after some time of relative quiet, given the absence of live Masses and gatherings in our Good Shepherd compound in Quezon City in the Philippines.
 

Who is Saint Mary Euphrasia for us today?

Article by Ana Isabel Hernández Navarro, lay partner in mission,
Province of Central America.

 

As a form of homage to St. Mary Euphrasia, on April 24 the Province of Central America's lay partners in mission submitted videos about how they understood the meaning of this saint's life in our present times. One single video was edited together from these submissions. I would like to share some of the core principles that resonate with us through the various voices and visions that unite us together.
 

Celebrating ten years of mission in Burkina Faso

Article by the Communities of West Africa (Senegal/Burkina Faso).
 

Having arrived in Burkina Faso on December 3, 2011, at the end of this year the Communities of West Africa will celebrate ten years since we established the Bobo-Dioulasso Community in Burkina Faso.
 

Our Ministries in Thiès, Senegal, in times of pandemic

Article by the Communities of West Africa: Senegal/Burkina Faso.

 

The Sisters of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd in Senegal would like to share about the three ministries we offer in Thiès, Senegal: The 'Marie Droste Class' entrepreneurship skills training, the sewing workshop, and the 'La Prairie' childcare center.

 

The Maria Droste Class and the sewing workshop

Silver Jubilee of Sr. Angelina Michael

Article by the Province of Egypt/Sudan.

 

'The Lord will treat me with kindness to the end. Lord, your faithful love endures forever; do not abandon the work of your hands' (Ps 138:8).
 

Fourth Chapter of the Province of South East Latin America

Article by the Province of South East Latin America

 

Our Province of South East Latin America (Paraguay and Brazil) held its fourth Provincial Chapter from March 1 to 5, 2021, during which we were deeply enriched by the presence of our apostolic and contemplative lay partners in mission.
 

Confinement: What have I done with this time?

Article by Sister Madeleine Villepontoux
Province of Europe-BFMN
 

To the rhythm of liturgical celebrations, Sister Madeleine Villepontoux, 88 years old – a member of the community in Saint-Martin-d'Hères, France – shares her experience of confinement following her positive COVID-19 diagnosis last October.